Transfer rumors and football rumours: Sadio Mane, Jurrien Timber, Kalvin Phillips

06 Jun 2022 | 08:18

07:49 · JUNE 2022

Read the latest football gossip and transfer rumors from local newspapers with Sporting Life’s Paper Talk.


  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is poised to take on Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola this summer in the battle for Kalvin Phillips from Leeds.
  • Seven Chelsea players can find a new club this transfer window to earn £170m for head coach Thomas Tuchel.
  • Erik ten Hag has been described as the ‘new Sheriff’ after completing his first week at Manchester United.
  • Brazil internationals Richarlison and Vinicius Jr had to part ways after getting hit during a hot training session.


  • Newcastle are reportedly set to shell out £50m if they want to sign Nathan Ake from Manchester City.
  • Steven Bergwijn has admitted he wants to leave Tottenham this summer, with a move to Dutch giants Ajax.
  • Sadio Mane has jokingly hinted that he may be about to turn down the interest of Bayern Munich in favor of a move to his childhood club Marseille.
  • Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo saved a 10-year-old boy from being trampled during title celebrations at the Etihad with a moment of unspeakable kindness.
  • Daley Blind hopes Ajax team-mate Jurrien Timber will “unbelievably” turn down Manchester United this summer.


  • Inter Milan are interested in taking Ruben Loftus-Cheek on loan from Chelsea as they look to regain the Serie A title next season.
  • William Saliba has ended speculation he could leave Arsenal this summer after confirming he would return to the club in pre-season.
  • Gareth Bale says his retirement plans are on hold “for a bit” after his deflected goal against Ukraine sent Wales to its first World Cup in 64 years.


  • Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma appears to have rejected Arsenal a transfer offer on social media amid recent speculation over his future.


  • Rangers are targeting Stoke City left-back Josh Tymon.